Hydromet syrup is an anticholinergic and narcotic cough suppressant used to temporarily relieve coughs, according to It works by drying up secretions in the throat and suppressing the cough reflex in the brain... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

WebMD publishes a long list of common prescription medications used to treat the symptoms of cough. They are identified by generic name and common brand names. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Hycodan cough syrup is a prescribed medication that contains a combination of the substances hydrocodone and homatropine. These two drugs help to relieve dry coughs because hydrocodone is a narcotic that suppresses the n... More » Health Medications & Vitamins
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Hydrocodone/homatropine syrup is a cough suppressant consisting of an anticholinergic and a narcotic, according to The anticholinergic dries secretions, while hydrocodone, the narcotic, suppresses the brain's ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

The letters "DM" in cough syrup are an abbreviation of dextromethorphan, which is a cough suppressant that belongs to a group of drugs called antitussives. It works in the brain to reduce the desire to cough. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

A cough suppressant's effectiveness depends on the type of cough. Antitussives such as Triaminic, Robitussin and Vicks treat a dry cough, while expectorants made by Mucinex and Robitussin are best for a moist, productive... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

WebMD states that M-End WC is a product composed of a decongestant, a narcotic cough suppressant and an antihistamine to treat common cold, hay fever, allergies and breathing illness symptoms. It is a potent medicine tha... More » Health Medications & Vitamins